In the past few years, certification programs have expressed interest in using live remote proctoring (LRP) as an option for delivering their examination programs. The COVID-19 pandemic, with the mandated closures and other restrictions, has made LRP a necessity rather than a choice for many credentialing programs.
To examine whether a certification program could meet its Standards while using live remote proctoring, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) undertook an assessment beginning in January 2020 to address this question.
Based on the limited data collected, the NCCA has determined that it is possible for programs to meet the Standards using LRP as a delivery method, provided that implementation is thoughtfully executed. Importantly, as LRP is a relatively new delivery method for certification, continued research is needed.
By downloading/purchasing this product, you get access to the:
- full Report on the NCCA LRP Assessment with details regarding the NCCA’s data collection and review methods, results, and conclusions from this study;
- recording of the NCCA LRP Subcommittee concurrent session reviewing the results of the NCCA LRP assessment at the 2020 I.C.E. Virtual Exchange; and
- Considerations Document produced by the NCCA for programs to use when weighing the benefits and risks in whether or not to offer LRP. The Considerations document is a free document available as a separate download and also available as Appendix E in the Report on the NCCA Assessment of LRP.
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